Jan 1, 1170
Marie De FranceWrote versified accounts of enchantments and anxieties that surrounded the court of King Arthur, Guinevere, and their knights.
Jan 1, 1373
She lived a boutniful life, was married for over 25 years, had 14 children, and at age 4o decided to dedicate her life to Christ.
Jan 1, 1533
By 1558, Elizabeth Tudor ascended the throne at age 25. She wrote about her life and the struggles she faced.
She never attempted to publish her writing in her lifetime, but (luckily) her brother-in-law arranged without her knowledge to have some of her work published.
Known in her days as "the Matchless Orinda", she was daughter of a London merchant.She wrote a wide range of subjects, but focused on love, courtship, marriage, maternity, and mourning.
Judith Sargnet Murray1751-1820
She argues that education, not nature, created the inequality between men and women.
She was purchased directly off a slave ship by John Wheatley. Against the odds, she learned to write.
There is limited information on her life, but she wrote about women empowerment.
She wrote "The Quiet House".
She was born Laura Reichenthal in New York City. she wrote "Eve's Side of It".
Alice Walkerb. 1944
Was born in Georgia and wrote "In Search of Our Mother's Gardens".
Sandra Cisnerosb. 1954
Great Latina Writer. Known for "House on Mango Street" and "Women Hollering Creek".